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SCIENTISTS ON BRITISH BANK NOTES
Source: British Bank Notes

Charles Darwin
All too briefly on the £10 note, but perhaps just as well since that bird isn’t a finch

Michael Faraday
The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures initiated in 1826 
The magneto - electric spark apparatus

Sir Isaac Newton holding a copy of his Principia 

Concept design for new £50
Matthew Boulton 1728 - 1809 & James Watt 1736 - 1819 

The new £50 note, with enhanced security features, celebrates the renowned 18th century business partnership of entrepreneur Matthew Boulton and engineer James Watt.  (theguardian.com)

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